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    November 26, 2023
    Fairs/Festivals, Kids/Family, Misc. Events
    Sunday 12:00 to 18:00

    Join us at the Museum for a full day of holiday fun. Trees in the Rigging is Back Better Than Ever!
    Together with the Essex Historical Society and Safe Harbor Dauntless & Essex Island, the Connecticut River Museum is pleased to reinvigorate the classic “Trees in the Rigging” event. This year we are expanding the celebration!
    Starting at noon, inside the Museum, there will be craft projects for kids, and you can prepare for the holidays during Museum Store Sunday. On our North Deck, we will have a Holiday Fair with many treats to enjoy. Later, you can also celebrate the season by participating in a traditional, lantern-lit carol stroll from Essex Town Hall to the Connecticut River Museum. Spectators are invited to bring their own lanterns or flashlights. Check out the dazzling displays created by local boaters during the Boat Parade.

    Schedule is as follows
    12:00 pm: The Museum’s Holiday Fair opens on the North Deck and Holiday Craft Activities are available in the Boathouse!
    4:00 pm: Land Parade Assembly at Essex Town Hall
    4:30 pm: Land Parade heads from Essex Town Hall to the Connecticut River Museum
    5:00 pm: Boat Parade begins. Boaters will be visible from the Museum’s lawn.
    6:00 pm: Boat Parade concludes.

    Learn more: https://ctrivermuseum.org/events/trees-in-the-rigging-2023 Questions? Email August at astromberger@ctrivermuseum.org.

    Category: Fairs/Festivals, Kids/Family, Misc. Events


    67 Main St.

    Essex, CT